Innovative garment Loops by Yogesh Chaudhary and Manas Barve

November 22, 2010

Wearable sculpture Loops by Yogesh Chaudhary and Manas Barve just made my day! Talented designers from India are winners of the 2010 Montana Supreme World of WearableArt Award – WOW in Wellington, New Zealand.

Chaudhary and Barve have made Loops entirely of merino wool felt because they wanted to raise the importance of sustainability. They used only laser-cutting and seamless knitting while creating this innovative sculpture.


Loops by Yogesh Chaudhary and Manas Barve
Photo: NZPA & WOW! (c)

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Knitting, embroidery, crocheting and needlepoint in animation and stop motion

July 30, 2010

Animation, stop motion and computing have a lot of possibilities and techniques for expressing ideas and stories… Following last posts regarding textiles, I simply got an idea to collect few animated and stop motion films which were designed with the help of knitting, crocheting, embroidery and needlepoint…

Science Project: Temperature by Maggy Rozycki Hiltner
hand-stitched cotton doily, 2005

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